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Tournament of Laughs

Tournament of Laughs

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  • Premiered: 
    June 21, 2020
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  • Network: tbs
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Reality
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
  • Subject Matter: Talent
  • Tags: comedy

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Plot Synopsis

Hosted by Jason Sudeikis, TOURNAMENT OF LAUGHS is a competition reality series that turns comedy into sport, with comics facing off each week in a single-elimination bracket-style tournament. The comics go head-to-head virtually to out-funny one another, with Sudeikis acting as the master of ceremonies and providing color commentary. The comics create, produce, self-film, and star in their own videos -- from stand-up sets to song parodies and everything in-between. After the episode airs, the home audience decides who moves forward -- via phone and online voting -- with the winning comics returning for the next round. The final episode features an expert comedy panel charged with crowning a winner in the championship match-up for the last laugh and bragging rights as tournament champion. Each of the 32 comedians has been placed into one of four regions -- The South, The Wast, The West and Unknown, Probably Canada -- and first-round matchups are set:

UNKNOWN, PROBABLY CANADA
Jeff Ross vs Beth Stelling
Moshe Kasher vs Aida Rodriguez
Mary Lynn Rajskub vs Preacher Lawson
Natasha Leggero vs Cameron Esposito

THE WEST
Triumph the Insult Comic Dog vs Chaunte Wayans
Clayton English vs Matteo Lane
The Sklar Brothers vs Yamaneika Saunders
Judah Friedlander vs Piff the Magic Dragon

THE SOUTH
Jim Norton as "Chip Chipperson" vs Megan Gailey
Gina Yashere vs Paul Rodriguez
Josh Wolf vs Vladmir Caamano
Gilbert Gottfried vs Sarah Tiana

THE EAST
Margaret Cho vs Ian Edwards
Michael Rapapport vs Jessica Kirson
Godrey vs Tim Dillon
Fortune Feimster vs Marina Franklin

Cast

Production & Distribution

  • Produced by The Jay and Tony Show